TITLE

NOTEBOOK

PUB. DATE
February 2003
SOURCE
New Republic;2/10/2003, Vol. 228 Issue 5, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents news briefs related to United States politics and government as of February 10, 2003. Efforts of supporters of President George W. Bush's tax cut proposal to convince people that U.S. taxpayers will receive an average $1000 tax cut, which they will not; Decision of the Bush administration to stop relying on ten-year budget surplus projections, which is considered herein too late to aid the U.S. economy, which has declined since he was elected; Use of liberal rhetoric by Bush to defend his conservative health care agenda during the 2003 State of the Union speech; Others.
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9021756

 

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